EDUCATION

MFA Studio Art, University of Oregon, 2013

BFA Drawing and Painting, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2009

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018

Wisconsin Biennial, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin

*Gestures, Langdon Divers Gallery, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

2017

UW Colleges Faculty Exhibition, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin

UW Colleges Faculty Exhibition, Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

2016

Wisconsin Biennial, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin

Works on Paper, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas

2015

*Wander, Oberreich Gallery, UW-Fond du Lac

Camouflage, James May Gallery, Algoma, Wisconsin

2014

*Unexpected Passages, Oberreich Gallery & Visual Arts Gallery, UW-Fond du Lac

*Shifting Plan, Art Space Collective, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Ritual Mother, Primopiano Gallery, Lecce, Italy

11th Annual Juried Exhibition, Ceres Gallery, New York 

2013

Speaking Between, Disjecta, Portland, Oregon

Seventh Annual MASTERPIECES, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

*New Work, Broadway Commerce Center, Eugene, Oregon

2012

*Bridge and Door, Washburn Gallery, University of Oregon

Embodied Site, LVK Gallery, University of Oregon

Drawing’s Expanded Field, LVK Gallery, University of Oregon

2011

Middle Child, LVK Gallery, University of Oregon

Shadows, LVK Gallery, University of Oregon

2010

*Falling, Forrest RR Polk Library, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

2009

*Temporary Ground, Allen Priebe Annex Gallery, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

*Remnants, Bottega9 LLC Gallery and Studio Space, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

*Indicates Solo Exhibition

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lecturer, 2014-current, Department of Art, UW-Fond du Lac

Courses Taught include: Introduction to Drawing and Intermediate Drawing, Two-Dimensional Design, Introduction to Painting and Intermediate Painting, Three-Dimensional Design, Women in Art, Worlds of Art, Art Survey: Renaissance to Modern

 Gallery Director, 2014-current, UW-Fond du Lac Oberreich Gallery & Visual Arts Gallery

 Instructor of Record, 2011-2013, Department of Art, University of Oregon

            Courses taught include: Drawing 1, Drawing 2 and Painting 1

 

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2015

Playa Summer Lake Residency

2013

Dean’s Choice Award, University of Oregon

Nominee for the Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship in drawing and painting

2012

Philip Haley Johnson Scholarship, University of Oregon

2011

Graduate school research award, University of Oregon

Philip Haley Johnson summer scholarship, University of Oregon

2010

Frank Okada Scholarship for excellence in painting, University of Oregon

Ralph Baker Scholarship, University of Oregon

2009

Jurors Honorable Mention, Student Honors Exhibition, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

2008

Forrest RR Polk Library Purchase Award, Student Honors Exhibition, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

 

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

2016

One to Watch, Saatchi Art, http://canvas.saatchiart.com/art/one-to-watch/wendi-turchan

Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Museum of Wisconsin Art, exhibition catalog

2015

Submerged, Artsy Forager, http://artsyforager.com/2015/07/21/wendi-turchan/

2014

New American Paintings MFA annual Issue 111

BSDA Artist Interview, http://arthound.com/2014/08/bsda-artist-interview-wendi-turchan/

2013

Masterpieces 7, Manifest Gallery, exhibition catalog (back cover)

 

LECTURES

2017

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

2015

UW-Fond du Lac

2014

University Of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Art Space Collective